CE Credit

Breastfeeding

Welcome to the training on Breastfeeding provided by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 2.00 CE

Goal

The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and other health-care providers to routinely communicate clear and consistent messages about the importance of breastfeeding and ensure that families have the support needed to achieve their breastfeeding goals.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the short- and long-term maternal and child health outcomes associated with infant feeding.
  2. Integrate clear and consistent breastfeeding information and messages into routine clinical encounters.
  3. Recommend strategies and resources that assist families in meeting their breastfeeding goals.

Please note this module expires on 10/17/2022.

This module was released on 10/17/2019.

Accreditation Statement

Disclosures

The medical definitions provided in this module were adapted or obtained from the American Academy of Pediatrics and KidsHealth from Nemours.